Archive for January, 2013

Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews 2/2/13

Ulster Bank League Weekend Previews 2/2/13

| January 31, 2013

THE ULSTER Bank league is really hotting up now. Garryowen missed their chance to go top last weekend. Young Munster’s game against Dolphin was sent off and UL Bohemians managed to increase the gap between themselves and Shannon. Round 10 awaits.

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Concern over future of Galway/Limerick train service

Concern over future of Galway/Limerick train service

| January 31, 2013

Public and Commuter Transport Minister Alan Kelly wants to see a “dramatic improvement” in the number of passengers using the Galway-Limerick train if the service is to be maintained. Expressing concern over the volume of business on the line, which reopened in 2010 at a cost of over €100 million, he said the costs associated […]

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Taylor strengthens ‘Super Blues’

Taylor strengthens ‘Super Blues’

| January 31, 2013

LIMERICK FC manager Stuart Taylor continues to assemble his squad and backroom team as the kick-off to the 2013 Premier Division draws ever closer.Malky Thomson has been named as the club’s new assistant manager, while former Ireland underage international Stephen Folan has moved to Limerick.

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Limerick ‘double’ head to World Cup of Darts

Limerick ‘double’ head to World Cup of Darts

| January 31, 2013

TWO of Limerick’s top darts players will represent Ireland at the World Cup of Darts, which will be held in Hamburg, Germany this coming weekend.Darts veteran Connie Finnan from Garryowen will be accompanied by Cappamore youngster William O’Connor as the Irish duo aim for world glory in a tournament that will also feature the likes […]

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Ul Huskies win National Cup

Ul Huskies win National Cup

| January 31, 2013

IT was National Cup title number number for UL Huskies last weekend as they defeated their fierce rivals Team Montenotte Hotel Cork 69 to 59. While clearly inspired by the game’s MVP Michelle Fahy and the tenacious Rachel Vanderwal, the nature of the UL’s win spoke to a fantastic collective effort.

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Limerick face Leitrim test in NFL opener

Limerick face Leitrim test in NFL opener

| January 31, 2013

LIMERICK face Leitrim this Sunday February 3 in the opening round of the National Football League. The game, which throws in at 2pm in the Gaelic Grounds, will be Limerick’s first step on the road to escaping the bottom division.

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“The best 15 for June” – John Allen

“The best 15 for June” – John Allen

| January 31, 2013

THE LIMERICK senior hurlers may have crashed out of the Waterford Crystal Cup last weekend to Tipperary, but manager John Allen is not overly worried.“I am not happy about losing by 10 points, but the game itself was not as poor from our part as the scoreline suggests,” admitted Allen.

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Bulling over the American Buffalo

Bulling over the American Buffalo

| January 31, 2013

VILE shenanigans between low-lifes over the ownership of a nickel stamped with the American buffalo inform the plot of David Mamet’s eponymous play. Magic Roundabout Theatre Company is producer of ‘American Buffalo’ with Zeb Moore directing his Roundabout partner Darren Maher (Keith) on stage with Stefan Barry (Don) and Ger Meany (Bobby) for a tour […]

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Arts POSTings

Arts POSTings

| January 31, 2013

* HUNT Museum: 2012 bi-centenary of Augustus Pugin, gothic revivalist. Show of 26 art and architectural drawings. The Hunt’s collection of Sybil Connolly couture returns on display.DROP in Arts and Crafts for families, February Saturdays, 10.15am-11.15am.* LCGA, Pery Square: Three new shows. Exhibiton by Christine Mackey, ‘Seed Matter’. Also Drawings and Photogaphs celebrating recent gallery […]

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Dr Fell’s spell draws in

Dr Fell’s spell draws in

| January 31, 2013

YOU have to admire an unfunded theatre company going after a beefy play like Farrell’s ‘I Do Not Like Thee, Dr Fell’. It takes seven actors, observes the unity of time and place and its theme is both a hoot and  exploration of the sinister. God knows, group therapy sessions can make a body shrivel […]

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